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Le Tao Honten

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7-16 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
Name/address in local language
+81 134-31-4500
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Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried the choc cheese slice and cheese slice cake. Both were smooth and creamy. The cakes must be kept in fridge and consumed cold, or the cheese would end up wobbly and fall over. White choc berry snack was yums too- ¥160 each piece. Located just opposite the train station and along the shopping street leading to the musical box... More 

Thank globetrotterCKY
Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Japanese have taken to Western deserts in a big way. I had Cinnamon toast....bread,crisp on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside , topped with a dried fruit topping( think soaked fruitcake fruit) topped with a scoop of ice cream and meringue and cinnamon sugar. Coffee was also good. Even though it was very busy the service was... More 

Thank 10lkbarnes
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80 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped by on my second trip here as to not to miss the best double frommage cheesecake!! Ordered a tea time set that comes with cheesecake and coffee, and added on other desserts. Perfect place to eat, chit chat and idle your time away in Otaru

Thank margheritapie
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their Double Fromage Cheesecake is a must try when visited Otaru or Sapporo. The egg tart & cream sandwich is also nice

Thank Photo C
Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and view from the observation deck was marvellous. Had a blast with the family. We would definitely go there again.

Thank fairus26
Los Angeles, California
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820 reviews
430 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Le Tao Honten is famous for being one of Otaru's original sweets shops there are branches everywhere now but their sweets still taste good!

Thank daikin
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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149 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prior to my Hokkaido trip, I have listed Le Tao as one of the must go places in Otaru. Upon locating the shop by the main road leading to Sakaimachi Street, I zoomed in on the Double Frommage Cheesecake and it was like the best cheesecake I have ever eaten. Quite pricey but heck, I have come a long way... More 

Thank KT_BOY
Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard about the ice cream from this place. Looks really good. As I did not feel like eating any ice cream, I gave that a miss. The little shop near a hotel opposite the Otaru train station was a small branch. Did not impress me at all. It wasn't until I walked into Marchen St that I realized it was... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Famous for its cheese cakes and desserts. Good to try between meals and they have cafe to dine in as well. Be prepared it wil have so many people in the store ! Must try their cheesecake !

Thank Jef C
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232 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We came here after hearing so much about it. You really have to try their signature cheesecake. The cheese cookie and chocolate cookie is good too. Highly recommended.

Thank fire-tower

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 9
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-16 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Otaru
  • Phone Number: +81 134-31-4500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?